Michael Rowland is the co-presenter of ABC TV’s News Breakfast. He is a former ABC Washington correspondent, covering stories ranging from the 2008 presidential election to the eruption of the global financial crisis and returned to the US to cover the 2012 and 2016 elections. Michael has also reported from Indonesia, Cuba, Turkey and India. He spent five years covering federal politics and has also reported on state politics around the nation. He also has extensive experience covering business and economics. Michael is President of the Melbourne Press Club.